Searching for lost relatives, friends
May 17, 1999
It is not easy to find lost loved ones - friends or relatives. But the
Internet has a global reach and, you never know, someone somewhere might
see your message and voila! F. M. Paknejad posted
a message and found her father after a 23-year search. There are countless
others, such as Debbie
Kimball-Ritter, who are still searching.
Are you looking for someone special too? Send
your message. We will post lost & found messages once every few
months. You never know...
Here are the latest lost & found messages:
I long to feel some connection
I was born in Teheran, Iran. I don't know the exact date but records
from an orphanage state that April 22, 1960, was the day that the police
found me; a newborn baby girl weighing very little, on the sidewalk and
brought me to a local orphanage. A few months later I was transferred to
the Shah's sister's orphanage.
As you may sense, I am ignorant of names and locations for I was adopted
and raised by an American family since the age of two, at which time I
was brought to New Jersey in the United States. They were an American army
family, stationed in Tehran, living on a military base. Their names are
Marie and Norman Kimball. They had a son, age seven, also named Norm. Their
neighbor was a relative, Carol and Joe Sobiech and their three children;
Patty, Bobby and Dennis...
I have been told by them frequently that they hated Iran and that I
look like a Jew, therefore they would not display pictures of me in their
home. I have often felt like an outsider, waiting to be united with my
blood relatives, hoping they would find me beautiful; inside and out. Since
I was young and to this day, I am approached by other Iranian-Americans,
of their initiative. This is extremely validating to my soul. I have also
been told that I more resemble a Jewish Iranian, which I find ironic because
I have been drawn to Judaism since I was young but was raised in a Catholic
family ... FULL
You completed my life
I would like to thank you for everything. In January  I found
my father, thanks to a man that had seen my ad in your lost and found page.
I had been searching for my father for 23 years and finally out of the
blue I find him. He lives in France and is married with three boys. I went
to France at the end of January to meet him and his family. It was the
best time of my life. Well I just wanted to write and thank you so much
for completing my life.
I have a friend I would like to find. Her name is Roya Mortazavi.
She went to the University of Montevallo during the 70's. Her father
was a doctor in Tehran. I'm sure she is married now. She also had a brother
who went to school at UAB in Birmingham, Alabama.
My father's relatives
My name is Phil Mostashari Mena' and I am seeking information on my
father who was a colonel in the Iranian air force. His name was Mehrzad
Mostashari, and he supposedly died in a plane crash in 1982. He trained
here in my city, San Antonio, Texas, back in 1968-69 when he met my mother.
By unknown circumstances, they were unable to marry, and he returned
to Iran where he married and had two daughter, one I believe named Negin.The
source who provided this information was unable to provide any more information
and could help me no further.
What I am seeking is to meet and connect my father's family. This is
of the utmost importance to me, especially when you consider that I have
never seen my father nor know what he looked like. If you can help me with
this endeavor I would be eternally grateful.
You can email me at RAM@iamerica.net
or if you prefer to write, my address is Phil Mostashari Mena', PO BOX
15561, San Antonio TX 78212-8761, U.S.A.
Phil Mostashari Mena'
Mohammad Daneshzadeh Tabrizi
Hi there ! My Name is Mahdi Daneshzadeh Tabrizi, I'm searching for my
uncle Mohammad Daneshzadeh Tabrizi, I've been searching for him
on the whole web. Your site is my last try. Maybe he'll find a massage
or something like this. If you know him or his email address, send it to
me! Or give him my email adress.
Mahdi Daneshzadeh Tabrizi
Hadaf #2 Girls High School
Did you attend Hadaf #2 Girls High School in Tehran? Please contact
Ladan Ehteshami at 909 387-6287 or 909 824-3156 for information and renewal
Ghulam Hussin Ahmadi
Hello, my name is Gholnecsar Muhammad, and I am in seaech of a man named
Ghulam Hussin Ahmadi. He is my father whom I never had the opportunity
to meet. If anyone could help me or provide any information, I will be
grateful. Thank you.
Reza Shadravan & Majeed Shahbazkhani
Looking for Reza Shadravan and Majeed Shahbazkhani from
Kerman. My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
I'm looking for a friend and former schoolmate of mine named Karim
Rad. We both attended the School of Architecture at Far Eastern University
in Manila, Philippines. If you have any information please email me at
I am looking for a lost friend. His name is Hossein Soltani.
He went to the University of Iowa, Iowa City. That was his last known whereabouts
back in 1979. If anybody out there knows of his current whereabouts, would
you please email me? Thank you.
I am a graduate of Community High School Tehran, 1973. I have tracked
down many of my dear Iranian friends. The only missing gem is Nahid
Rad, class of 1974. If you know of her please let me know. I last heard
she was in Chicago.
Hi, my name is Behrouz Jahanmir living in Frankfurt since 1981. I am
looking for Lida Nadimi-Rezaie living in New York with her sister
Haleh. I lost the contact since she went to New York.
Hi, my name is Ziba. I have been in the U.S. for 20 years. I am looking
for a long-lost friend who I think might be living in the the U.S. Her
name is Maryam Jamshidi and she is about 39 years old. Her father
used to work for the Iranian oil company in Tehran.
I am trying to find an old friend I used to know when I was in Los Angeles.
His name is Bahman Tirgan. He worked in computer graphic design.
If you can help, please contact me. Thank you.
Hello. I'm a Mexican. I am looking for my niece Rosa Ixchel, who lives
in Iran. My sister Teresa Sanchez met Medhi Dagsheit (phonetic sound) in
the U.S. They married and came to Mexico for two months and then returned
to Iran. They have a child named Rosa Ixchel. My sister and Medhi had marital
problems and she retuend to Mexico, but without Rosa Ixchel. I have been
seaching for Rosa for more than two years through the Internet. Please
help if you can.
I am David Martirosians. I am looking for a good friend of mine by the
name of Amir Hosain Rahvarian. We both lived in Weisbaden/Germany
until I moved to United States. I would like to hear from him so please
contact email@example.com if
you can provide any information! Thank you!"
My name is Richard Cheesmar. I am looking for someone called Daryoush
Tahmasebi, and was wondering if there is any way that I may be able
to use sources in Iran to see if he is there. He must be aged around 60-63.
He was residing in the United Kingdom in the early 1960's was married in
England at a registry office in Portsmouth in 1961. In 1963 he had a son
whom he called Mark.
I have no record of him after 1963, and believe he may have gone back
to Iran. I know that he was from Tehran orginally. His father's name was
Ebrahim Tahmasebi. I think his wife's name is Azar. If you know of any
way I may be able to locate him in Iran I would be most grateful. I realize
that it is a long shot but it is important Thank you for any assistance
you may be able to give me.
Tel: +44 1323 417782
Fax: +44 1323 417809
Salam! I am looking for Morteza Sotouhi in Canada. He is from
Ahvaz and I want to know how he is. Jamshid Sayyadi wants to know where
you are and why you don't call and send letters to him. This is very important
for him, so please contact Ahwaz and tell him how you are.
I am looking for an old friend from Iran, Ahmad Ahkavan. He owned
a company called Tolito in the construction equipment business. He was
a family friend who spent time in Wyoming with a couple named Burnetts.
Ahmad worked as an engineer for NIOC. I met him and his family in Iran
in the late 70's - near 1978 if I remember, when I was moving there to
I am searching for a friend of my husband. Last known city of residence
was in San Diego, CA. The spelling of the family name may be incorrect,
but here I go. His name is Yahdollah Attar-Nezhad. One daughter's
name was Laleh and son's name Ruzbeh. Who is interested? My husband's name
is Ardeshir Farhang, my name is Lila (his wife). I know this is a long
shot, but heh, what the heck, I'm giving it a try. We are presently living
in Ottawa, Ontario, and our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your time and keep up the good work.
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